When the president considered sitting down with the four congressional leaders in the White House ahead of the deadline to avert a government shutdown, Reid privately urged Obama to call off the meeting, according to several people familiar with the situation. Reid believed that it would amount to nothing more than a photo-op that would give the false impression that a serious negotiation was occurring, even warning he wouldn’t attend such a session. Obama scrapped it.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Harry S. Truman said, "The Buck Stops Here". Harry Reid says, "Budget negotiations STOP RIGHT HERE"
Harry Reid says NO, to negotiations as per Politico